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Final State Interactions in the Near-Threshold Production of Kaons from Proton-Proton Collisions

@article{Sibirtsev1998FinalSI,
  title={Final State Interactions in the Near-Threshold Production of Kaons from Proton-Proton Collisions},
  author={Alexander Sibirtsev and Wolfgang Cassing},
  journal={arXiv: Nuclear Theory},
  year={1998}
}
We analyse the $pp \to p \Lambda K$ cross section recently measured at COSY arguing that the enhancement of the production cross section at energies close to the reaction threshold should be due to the $\Lambda p$ final state interaction. We find that the experimental $\Lambda p$ elastic scattering data as well as the predictions from the J\"ulich-Bonn model are in reasonable agreement with the new results on $K^+$-meson production. We propose to study directly the final state interaction by… 

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